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Food & Beverages - Standards & Publications

SABS provides a range of standards covering the demands of the Food & Beverages industry, from quality management systems to test methods for specific materials or parts. These will help your organization to enhance customer satisfaction, meet regulatory, safety and reliability requirements, and ensure consistency of quality throughout the supply chain.

Related Standards & Publications

SANS 10133

The application of pesticides in food-handling, food-processing and catering establishments

SANS 899

Pesticides - Insecticidal space sprays in pressurized aerosol dispensers used in the handling of food

SANS 10049

Food safety management - Requirements for prerequisite programmes (PRPs)

SANS 6888-1

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and other species) Part 1: Technique using Baird-Parker agar medium

SANS 6888-2

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and other species) Part 2: Technique using rabbit plasma fibrinogen agar medium

SANS 1159

The production of pre-cooked frozen foods containing protein

SANS 6887-1

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Preparation of test samples, initial suspension and decimal dilutions for microbiological examination Part 1: General rules for the preparation of the initial suspension and decimal dilutions

SANS 11290-2

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes Part 2: Enumeration method

SANS 11290-1

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes Part 1: Detection method

SANS 638

Food grade salt

SANS 15214

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of mesophilic lactic acid bacteria - Colony-count technique at 30 ?C

SANS 16654

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the detection of Escherichia coli O157

SANS 15161

Guidelines on the application of ISO 9001:2000 for the food and drink industry

SANS 1343

Insecticidal solid fumigants that contain aluminium phosphide (food storage premises)

SANS 6579

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the detection of Salmonella spp.

SANS 5155

Household refrigerating appliances - Frozen food storage cabinets and food freezers - Characteristics and test methods

SANS 1829

Lubricants for use in the food industry

SANS 6887-2

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Preparation of test samples, initial suspension and decimal dilutions for microbiological examination Part 2: Specific rules for the preparation of meat and meat products

SANS 6887-3

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Preparation of test samples, initial suspension and decimal dilutions for microbiological examination Part 3: Specific rules for the preparation of fish and fishery products

SANS 6887-4

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Preparation of test samples, initial suspension and decimal dilutions for microbiological examination Part 4: Specific rules for the preparation of products other than milk and milk products, meat and meat products, and fish and fishery products

SANS 1406

Commercial refrigerated food display cabinets

SANS 7932

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of presumptive Bacillus cereus - Colony-count technique at 30 ?C

SANS 18593

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal methods for sampling techniques from surfaces using contact plates and swabs

SANS 11133-2

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Guidelines on preparation and production of culture media Part 2: Practical guidelines on performance testing of culture media

SANS 21528-1

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal methods for the detection and enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae Part 1: Detection and enumeration by MPN technique with pre-enrichment

SANS 21528-2

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal methods for the detection and enumeration of Enterobacteriaceae Part 2: Colony-count method

SANS 21572

Foodstuffs - Methods for the detection of genetically modified organisms and derived products - Protein based methods

SANS 7251

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of presumptive Escherichia coli - Most probable number technique

SANS 6888-3

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of coagulase-positive staphylococci (Staphylococcus aureus and other species) Part 3: Detection and MPN technique for low numbers

SANS 21567

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the detection of Shigella spp.

SANS 21571

Foodstuffs - Methods of analysis for the detection of genetically modified organisms and derived products - Nucleic acid extraction

SANS 51276

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in food, industrial, domestic, and institutional areas - Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)

SANS 51650

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in food, industrial, domestic, and institutional areas - Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)

SANS 53704

Chemical disinfectants - Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of sporicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic, and institutional areas - Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)

SANS 5762

Examination for the presence of viable Bacillus anthracis in foods

SANS 5761

Examination for the presence of viable spores of mesophilic Clostridium organisms in foods

SANS 6195

Examination for the presence of viable Shigella organisms in foods

SANS 6196

Examination for the presence of viable pathogenic Vibrio organisms in foods

SANS 1828

Cleaning chemicals for use in the food industry

SANS 1827

The safety of water treatment chemicals for use in the food industry

SANS 1853

Disinfectants and detergent-disinfectants for use in the food industry

SANS 22000

Food safety management systems - Requirements for any organization in the food chain

SANS 22004

Food safety management systems - Guidance on the application of ISO 22000:2005

SANS 7937

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of Clostridium perfringens - Colony-count technique

SANS 4833

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of microorganisms - Colony-count technique at 30 ?C

SANS 6268

Microbiological examination of foodstuffs in retort pouches

SANS 6267

Enumeration of lipolytic and oxidative organisms in foodstuffs

SANS 4831

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of coliforms - Most probable number technique

SANS 532

Standard and specifications for industrial, medical, propellant, food and beverage gases, refrigerants and breathing gases

SANS 22003

Food safety management systems - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of food safety management systems

SANS 10156

The handling of chilled and frozen foods

SANS 13302

Sensory analysis - Methods for assessing modifications to the flavour of foodstuffs due to packaging

SANS 5490

Assessment of tainting of foodstuffs by packaging materials

SANS 7218

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - General requirements and guidance for microbiological examinations

SANS 50601

Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Castings - Chemical composition of castings for use in contact with food

SANS 16649-3

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of beta-glucuronidase-positive Escherichia coli Part 3: Most probable number technique using 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-beta-D-glucuronide

SANS 22005

Traceability in the feed and food chain - General principles and basic requirements for system design and implementation

SANS 60335-2-49

Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-49: Particular requirements for commercial electric appliances for keeping food and crockery warm

SANS 60335-2-16

Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety Part 2-16: Particular requirements for food waste disposers

SANS 1645

Portable insulated domestic food containers

SANS 8561

Household frost-free refrigerating appliances - Refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, frozen food storage cabinets and food freezers cooled by internal forced air circulation - Characteristics and test methods

SANS 10272-1

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for detection and enumeration of Campylobacter spp. Part 1: Detection method

SANS 17604

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Carcass sampling for microbiological analysis

SANS 21527-1

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs - Horizontal method for the enumeration of yeasts and moulds Part 1: Colony count technique in products with water activity greater than 0,95

SANS 60704-2-14

Household and similar electrical appliances - Test code for the determination of airborne acoustical noise Part 2-14: Particular requirements for refigerators, frozen-food storage cabinets and food freezers

SANS 53697

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Quantitative non-porous surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal and/or fungicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional areas - Test method and requirements without mechanical action (phase 2/step 2)

SANS 53610

Chemical disinfectants - Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of virucidal activity against bacteriophages of chemical disinfectants used in food and industrial areas - Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1)